Second half of a Surrealist poetry reading at Naropa Institute. Anselm Hollo reads "Don't drop the yule log on your foot" and other poems, and Jack Collom reads "From pandoric brain." (Continued from 88P019)
Jack Collom, Robert Creeley, and Carl Rakosi reading. Collom reads "Pawnee Pass," "Wild goose," "Dead birds," "Le specter de la rose," and others. Creeley reads "Flaubert's early prose," "The place," "Arroyo," "If I had my way," and others. Rakosi reads "The weightlifter," "The voice of the people," "The old codger's lament," "Ground breaking," "Ten meditations," and...
byCollom, Jack; Mullen, Harryette; Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a Naropa Summer Writing Program reading, with Jack Collom, Harryette Mullen, and Lorenzo Thomas. Collom reads "Look at the pretty cows, Betty." Mullen reads poems from his book Sleeping with the Dictionary, and Thomas reads "The working days," "Art for nothing," and "Back in the day." (Continued from 00P085)
First half of a reading with Jane Augustine, Andrei Codrescu, Anselm Hollo, and Jack Collom. Highlights include Jane Augustine reading a long poem in which a second voice repeats the first word of each section throughout that section, and Andrei Codrescu reading "Memogasoline." (Continues on 88P020)
byCollom, Jack; Mikolowski, Ken; Taylor, Steven; Wilson, Peter Lamborn
A reading by Ken Mikolowski, Steven Taylor, and Peter Lamborn Wilson with introductions by Jack Collum. Mikolowski reads several short poems. Taylor performs works including "Blow away ye northern wind", "Photographs", and "Histories." Wilson ends with a reading from "The Architectionality of psychogeographicism or the hieroglyphics of driftwork," an excerpt from the book The Assasins, and two selections of commentary by others.
Continued from 04P015 this panel of PoEthics, recorded June 7, 2004 during the Summer Writing Program at Naropa, is mostly a question and answer period. Topics covered include, Poets Against the War, poetry in capitolism, the state of American values, and motivation to keep writing. This is part 2 of 2.
Anne Waldman chairs a Naropa Summer Writing Program colloquium on surrealism with Jack Collom, Allen Ginsberg, and others. An unidentified participant, probably Jane Augustine, reads Kurt Schwitters's Anna Blume. Jack Collom speaks about surrealism and Alexander Pope ("Sir Real") and reads selections from The rape of the lock. Someone identified only as "Jonathan" reads a selection from Alice in Wonderland. Allen Ginsberg reads poetry by Philip Lamantia including Putdown of...
byCollom, Jack; Kyger, Joanne; Schelling, Andrew; Waldman, Anne; Warshall, Peter
Wide ranging panel discussion on topics of ecology, dharma, enviornmental protection, the language and stories of those realms, and their implications for new writing. Topics: New American Poetry, West Coast poetry, spirituality and literature, activism
A colloquium of the Summer Writing Program. The faculty of the Summer Writing Program give synopsis of the themes and ideas which the addressed in each of their classes. Anne Waldman is chair of the colloquium.